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Success Stories

Below is a list of stories and articles about the Edmonton Police Service and its members.

Happy Birthday, EPS!

June 20 was our official 125th birthday! On that day in 1892, Edmonton Mayor Matthew McCauley issued Bylaw #15, which gave town council the ability to assemble its own police force.

EPS' 125 years of Service

It’s safe to say that over the past 125 years, Edmonton has matured from a community of 700 with one lone Town Constable in 1892 to a population of over 1.3 million in the greater metro area today, with over 2,500 people working for the Edmonton Police Service.

Edmonton Police Cadets recognized for service

On Wednesday, May 31st, over 200 family members and friends of Edmonton Police Cadets attended the 2017 Service Recognition Ceremony.

“I’ve never had a bike in my whole life!”

As this 6 year old girl was waiting for her turn to unlock and lock up a bike as quickly as possible, she couldn’t help but stare at her new pink bike, which was leaning against a wall on the other side of Hall A. “I’m so excited! I want it now!”

Community Roll Call

Downtown Division has started a new initiative, “Community Roll Call and Inspection.”

EPS Plants 125 Trees to Commemorate 125th Anniversary

The Edmonton Police Service planted 125 trees on its 125th anniversary to recognize its roots in the community and to share a lasting legacy with future generations.

2017 Youth Recruit Academy another success

On March 29, 40 high school students from Edmonton and area graduated from the EPS Youth Recruit Academy.

amiskwaciy Academy paints Downtown Division with kindness

amiskwaciy Academy has had a long-standing relationship with Downtown Division. EPS members wanted to find a creative way to honour and recognize their friendship.

Edmonton and area police recover senior’s stolen property

Edwin Radke lives in a care facility and still owns a home in Barrhead. Edwin got ill and was unable to check on his home for a short time, so he had no idea someone had broken into his home and stolen a large amount of property, including his deceased wife’s wedding ring and keepsakes.

Deputy Chief Recognized for Contributions to Indigenous Community

Deputy Chief Tony Harder was presented with an Eagle feather and Pendleton blanket in recognition of his contributions to the Indigenous community at a special ceremony at Amiskwaciy Academy on February 21, 2017.
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